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Iran opposition leader, wife visit slain man's family
L A Times ^ | July 14, 2009 | Borzou Daragahi

Posted on 07/14/2009 5:29:11 PM PDT by don-o

Reporting from Beirut -- Iran's leading opposition figure and his wife emerged Tuesday night to pay their respects to the family of a 19-year-old man slain during recent weeks of violence, according to witnesses and reports on news websites.

Mir-Hossein Mousavi and his popular wife, Zahra Rahnavard, visited the family of Sohrab Aarabi in Tehran, paying tribute to the teenager whose death and whose mother's desperate weeks-long quest to find her son have emerged as a symbol of the protest movement against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; mousavi; rafsanjani; sohrabaarabi

1 posted on 07/14/2009 5:29:12 PM PDT by don-o
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